Get to Know: Austin Packer Dance Team member Madaline Rohr

Published 7:54 pm Monday, November 30, 2015

Madaline Rohr is a senior captain on the Austin Packer Dance Team. The Packers have competed in 13 straight state dance meets.

Age: 18

Madaline Rohr, Austin Packer Dance Team.

Madaline Rohr, Austin Packer Dance Team.

Q: How did you originally get into your sport?

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A: My mom runs the Just For Kix in town, so I grew up with it in my family.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Winning sections last year on our home floor.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: That hard work and persistence pays off, even if you don’t get the hardware.

Q: What is the hardest part about your sport?

A: That we only get three minutes to show off our best skills as a team and prove ourselves to the judges.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: Jennifer Sims, simply because she put an incredible amount of effort into making dance a successful program in Austin. Without her knowledge and genuine love of the sport it wouldn’t be where it is today.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: Friends

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Math

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Architect

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Potatoes

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Wherever life takes me.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: Dance is an incredibly diverse sport with multiple different styles. What is competed at the high school level is only one of many.

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big meet?

A: ‘Cheetah Sisters’ by The Cheetah Girls, ‘Best of Both Worlds’ by Hannah Montana and ‘Akbar’ by Jeffery Dallas

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: ‘Bad Blood’ by Taylor Swift, ‘One Time’ by Justin Bieber and ‘Super Bass’ by Nikki Minaj.